Books by Matthew J. Baek

PANDA & POLAR BEAR by Matthew J. Baek
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2009

"Done primarily in shades of blue for the polar bears and greens for the pandas, they are delicate, soft and expressive, bringing gentleness to the story and highlighting its message of acceptance and cooperation. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In a maybe-imaginary world where only a steep cliff separates a warm, grassy, bamboo-filled paradise inhabited by panda bears and a wintry wonderland populated by polar bears, one curious young polar bear falls off the cliff and into the mud. Read full book review >
BE GENTLE WITH THE DOG, DEAR! by Matthew J. Baek
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Empathy well taught. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Based on the author's own family's experiences, this is sure to strike a chord with anyone who has both small children and a furry pet. Read full book review >
IN GOD’S HANDS by Lawrence Kushner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"A worthy choice for all collections. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Wealthy Jacob is concerned with ways to make more money but routinely falls asleep during the Rabbi's weekly Sabbath service. Read full book review >